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October 04

Tomorrow There Will be Apricots, Jessica Soffer

***** ISBN 1469249936 (ISBN13: 9781469249933) 2013, Brilliance Corporation This book was so beautiful that I wept openly when I finished it—my husband thought I was crazy. I immediately went online and Googled Soffer and tried to find out as much as I could about her. The first thing that struck me is that she’s incredibly young. While […]

Something Wicked This Way Comes, Ray Bradbury July 10

Something Wicked This Way Comes, Ray Bradbury

**** Avon, 1962 ISBN 0380729407    Known as Bradbury’s “masterpiece of Gothic literature,” Something Wicked This Way Comes is the story of two boys and the evil carnival that comes into their town one night.  The carnival seems to offer everyone their wildest dreams while trapping them inside it forever. Throughout the novel Bradbury reveals […]

Tell No One, Harlan Coben

** Tell No One: A Novel Author: Harlan Coben First Edition: 2000 Original language: English Awards: Barry Award Nominee for Best Novel (2002), Macavity Award Nominee for Best Mystery Novel (2002), Anthony Award Nominee for Best Novel (2002), Abraham Lincoln Award Nominee (2008)   Summary: Dr. David Beck is still suffering from the murder of […]

Top Ten Books Read In 2012

WASHINGTON DC, December 28, 2012- I read a few books this year.  I don’t know how many exactly, but probably not as many as I would have liked.  I did read Fall of Giants, Shogun, and Tai Pan– all really long novels.  It was a little difficult to pick my favorites, and since I have […]

The Tiger's Wife, Tea Obreht August 19

The Tiger’s Wife, Téa Obreht REVIEW

***** This is a book about a young woman’s relationship with her grandfather, how that relationship changes and grows as they both get older and understand each other on deeper levels.  The story begins after Natalia’s grandfather’s death, as Natalia, a young doctor, tries to understand the meaning of her life and the impact that […]